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Old 04-15-2009, 04:14 PM   #1
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Error running virutal box on Fedora 10

While trying to install VirtualBox on Fedora 10 running kernel

I got the error

** Compiling vboxdrv
Attempting to install using DKMS

Creating symlink /var/lib/dkms/vboxdrv/2.2.0/source ->

DKMS: add Completed.

Error! Your kernel source for kernel cannot be found at
/lib/modules/ or /lib/modules/
You can use the --kernelsourcedir option to tell DKMS where it's located.
Failed to install using DKMS, attempting to install without
Makefile:140: *** Error: unable to find the sources of your current Linux kernel. Specify KERN_DIR=<directory> and run Make again. Stop.

when I attempted to do "yum install kernel-devel-$(uname -r) I get the error
[root@xps1 ddel]# yum install kernel-devel-$(uname -r)
Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
No package kernel-devel- available.
Nothing to do

I cannot search and find source rpm for my running kernel

[root@xps1 ddel]# rpm -qa| grep kernel

On running yum install kernel-devel
kernel-devel- got installed.

How can I get VirtualBox working ?

Thanks in advance
Old 04-20-2009, 11:28 AM   #2
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You can try to install the more recent kernel or look for the devel and headers packages of your currently running kernel, here.


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